Student and Staff Board Recognition

Student and Staff Recognition:

GHS student Allan Garratt – Selected to the Indiana All-State Band and seated as first chair (#1) bass clarinet for the state of Indiana

GMS teacher Annika Miller – Has had two presentations accepted for the 2019 Summer Van Andel Education Institute STEAM conference

GCS Assistant Superintendent Tamra Ummel – Named the Indiana Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Administrator of the Year

GCS Executive Director of Finance Kelley Kitchen – Named the 2019 School Business Official of the Year for Region 2

GHS students Maria Murillo, Ashley Reyes, Destiny Watson-Bermea, Kim Wilson – GHS students who passed the state Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) test to become certified nursing assistants. Maria and Kim are pictured below, along with their teacher, Ken Cross.

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Recycle Caps Project is back by student request!  Last year GHS collected 400+ pounds of plastic caps/lids that were recycled into a red bench located in commons by auditorium.  This year we just need 200 pounds. Many types of plastic caps/lids can be collected. They need to be recycle #2, 4, or 5, and need to be CLEAN. SRTs that collect, sort, and fill a copy paper box (approx. 8 pounds) will have their name entered in a random drawing for cookies to be delivered to their class at the end of the semester.   Email Mrs. Swihart at cswihart@staff.goshenschools.org if you have questions, or stop by room 2200.

Congratulations to the varsity winter guard on their 5th place finish at the WGI Regional in Cincinnati on Saturday and Sunday!  They competed against 40 other guards from eight states this weekend, and after three excellent performances, they ended up in 5th place. Way to go!

Congratulations to our GHS chess teams who competed Saturday at the state team chess finals in Martinsville, IN.  In a field of 29 teams, our “A” team captured 2nd place, state runner-up.  Matthew Snyder led the way with four wins and a draw against the opposing team’s strongest players.  Daniel Elizalde followed with four wins. Soroosh Kermani and Brenton Pham added three wins each. Our B team finished 14th.  Samuel Kreps-Long posted four wins and Anton Pham added three to lead the effort.

GHS: Do you have a book to read over spring break?  If not, stop by the library to pick one up!

REMINDER: The deadline to order class shirts is TODAY!

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

All Goshen students who are considering athletic participation next school year are encouraged to get their physical exams as soon as you can, but definitely by June 30th.  Your physical exam for this year expires on June 30th, 2019.  Any new physical dated April 1st, 2019 or later will be good for all of next school year through June 30th, 2020!  We are offering an opportunity with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine on Monday, April 15th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  You must pre-register by completing the pre-physical health history on the athletic physical form and bringing $20 to the athletic office. If the $20 is a real issue, you will not be turned away.  Physical forms can be downloaded from the goshenredhawks.org website or picked up in the athletic office.

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, April 10th                 ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Cass County Conservation Club Scholarship is now available in the guidance office.  You must be pursuing an area of study related to conservation or agriculture to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

**Please note that if you need a work permit over Spring Break you will need to go to the Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St.** WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

The next German Club meeting will be TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  See you there!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

The boys varsity baseball team opened their season with a loss to Fairfield by a score of 11-1. Austin Cain took the loss for the RedHawks despite striking out ten Falcon hitters. The RedHawks offense was only able to collect three hits on the evening. Jack Immel, Austin Cain, and Bryce Smith all singled for the RedHawks.

Girls JV softball lost their season opener to Jimtown by a score of 12-2.  Isabel DeGraff took the loss in the pitching circle.  Khylin Shepard had a double and drove in a run.  Isabel DeGraff, Morgan Orr, Reghan Yoder, and Melissa Garcia each added a single for the RedHawks.

The boys JV baseball team earned a victory in their first game of the season by a score of 12-6 over Fairfield. Sebastian Fisher had three hits and Ezequiel Moreno earned the win on the mound for the RedHawks.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Boys varsity baseball will play at Fairfield at 5:00 p.m.

Boys and girls JV & varsity track and field will host Lakeland/Bremen at 5:00 p.m.

Boys JV baseball will host Fairfield at 5:00 p.m.

Girls varsity softball will host Westview at 5:00 p.m.

Girls JV softball will play at Baker Park vs. Mishawaka at 5:30 p.m.

Go RedHawks!

GHS Chess Team Named State Runner-Ups

Congratulations to our GHS chess teams who competed Saturday at the state team chess finals in Martinsville, Indiana.  

In a field of 29 teams, our “A” team captured 2nd place, state Runner-Up.  Matthew Snyder led the way with 4 wins and a draw against the opposing team’s strongest players.  Daniel Elizalde followed with 4 wins. Soroosh Kermani and Brenton Pham added 3 wins each.

Our B team finished 14th.  Samuel Kreps-Long posted 4 wins and Anton Pham added 3 to lead the effort.

Team members in board order:

A Team: Matthew Snyder, Soroosh Kermani, Brenton Pham, Daniel Elizalde

B Team: Cole Johnston, Demetrius Gulewicz, Anton Pham, Samuel Kreps-Long

Please help us celebrate by congratulating these fine players when you see them!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

GHS: Do you have a book to read over spring break?  If not, stop by the library to pick one up!

Schedule for

Monday, March 25th

Period 1 9:05-10:32
 
Period 3 10:37-12:04
 
Period 5 12:09-2:09
Lunch A 12:09-12:39
Lunch B 12:39-1:09
Lunch C 1:09-1:39
Lunch D 1:39-2:09
 
Period 7 2:14-3:40

REMINDER: The deadline to order class shirts is TOMORROW!

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

All Goshen students who are considering athletic participation next school year are encouraged to get their physical exams as soon as you can, but definitely by June 30th.  Your physical exam for this year expires on June 30th, 2019.  Any new physical dated April 1st, 2019 or later will be good for all of next school year through June 30th, 2020!  We are offering an opportunity with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine on Monday, April 15th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  You must pre-register by completing the pre-physical health history on the athletic physical form and bringing $20 to the athletic office. If the $20 is a real issue, you will not be turned away.  Physical forms can be downloaded from the goshenredhawks.org website or picked up in the athletic office.

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, April 10th                 ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Cass County Conservation Club Scholarship is now available in the guidance office.  You must be pursuing an area of study related to conservation or agriculture to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

The next German Club meeting will be TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  See you there!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

Girls varsity softball scored early and never looked back by beating Prairie Heights 13-7 on Saturday.  Alexis Navarro collected five hits in six at bats while driving in three runs for the day.  Olivia Koshmider and Klair Sweet both added two hits apiece.  Brynn Shoup-Hill earned the win in the pitching circle going 4-1/3 innings. She also had eight strike outs for the day.

Daveyon Sandford was the high jump 6th place medalist for boys varsity track and field at the IATCCC indoor state track finals held at Indiana University. His jump of 6’4″ was a personal best for him. Daveyon also placed 12th in the long jump with a jump of 20’8″. Tomas Fuentes placed 13th in the 60 Meter high hurdles with a personal best time of 8.51. The Goshen RedHawks scored 2.5 points to finish 46th out of 88 teams.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Boys varsity baseball will host Fairfield at 5:00 p.m.

Boys JV baseball will play at Fairfield at 5:00 p.m.

Girls JV softball will host Jimtown at 5:00 p.m.

Girls varsity softball will play at Jimtown at 5:30 p.m.

Good luck to all of you!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

GHS: Do you have a book to read over spring break?  If not, stop by the library to pick one up!

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is TODAY!

MYA invites you to come to the Talent Show TONIGHT from 7-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Come and enjoy music, dancing, games, and food. We are giving away a door prize! Don’t wait! Presale tickets are available for $3 during all lunches. MYA te invita al Talent Show este viernes 22 de marzo de 7-9pm en el Auditorio. Ven y disfruta de musica, bailes, juegos y comida. Vamos a dar un regalo sorpresa! No esperes más! Compra tu boleto $3 durante el tiempo de almuerzo.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by TODAY. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on Monday.

Schedule for

Monday, March 25th

Period 1 9:05-10:32
 
Period 3 10:37-12:04
 
Period 5 12:09-2:09
Lunch A 12:09-12:39
Lunch B 12:39-1:09
Lunch C 1:09-1:39
Lunch D 1:39-2:09
 
Period 7 2:14-3:40

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

All Goshen students who are considering athletic participation next school year are encouraged to get their physical exams as soon as you can, but definitely by June 30th.  Your physical exam for this year expires on June 30th, 2019.  Any new physical dated April 1st, 2019 or later will be good for all of next school year through June 30th, 2020!  We are offering an opportunity with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine on Monday, April 15th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  You must pre-register by completing the pre-physical health history on the athletic physical form and bringing $20 to the athletic office. If the $20 is a real issue, you will not be turned away.  Physical forms can be downloaded from the goshenredhawks.org website or picked up in the athletic office.

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, April 10th                 ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Cass County Conservation Club Scholarship is now available in the guidance office.  You must be pursuing an area of study related to conservation or agriculture to apply.

The Elkhart County Farm Bureau Inc. scholarship is available in the guidance office. You must live in a household that has been a Farm Bureau member for at least two years to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

The next German Club meeting will be Tuesday, March 26th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  See you there!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

The Lady RedHawks track & field team improved to a 2-0 record after defeating South Bend St. Joe with a final score of 73-59. Many PR’s were set in the cold and harsh conditions. 1st place finishes in the 200m (Brandi Smith), 400m (Brandi Smith), 1600m (Kassidy Bestul), 3200m (Kassidy Bestul), 4x400m Relay (Brandi Smith, Morgan Chupp, Avah DeVoe, Alexia Chacon-Reina), 4x800m Relay (Morgan Chupp, Yadira Sanchez, Elizabeth Guerrero, Kassidy Bestul), High Jump (Lindsey Daniels), Long Jump (Brandi Smith), and Shot Put (Sasha Ramos) capped off a great win.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

*CANCELED* Girls varsity softball will host West Noble at 5:00 p.m.

*CANCELED* Girls JV softball will play at West Noble at 5:00 p.m.

On Saturday:

Boys & girls varsity track and field will compete in the HSR Indoor State Meet starting at 9:00 a.m.

Girls varsity softball will play a DH at Prairie Heights at 10:00 a.m.

*POSTPONED* Girls JV softball will play at Mishawaka (Baker Park) at 12:00 p.m.

Go RedHawks!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is TOMORROW!

There are still open spots for the Blood Drive TOMORROW. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

MYA invites you to come to the Talent Show TOMORROW from 7-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Come and enjoy music, dancing, games, and food. We are giving away a door prize! Don’t wait! Presale tickets are available for $3 during all lunches. MYA te invita al Talent Show este viernes 22 de marzo de 7-9pm en el Auditorio. Ven y disfruta de musica, bailes, juegos y comida. Vamos a dar un regalo sorpresa! No esperes más! Compra tu boleto $3 durante el tiempo de almuerzo.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by TOMORROW. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on Monday.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, April 10th                 ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Elkhart County Farm Bureau Inc. scholarship is available in the guidance office. You must live in a household that has been a Farm Bureau member for at least two years to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

Creative Writing Club will meet TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430. We will continue digging deeper into our theme of characterization. We look forward to hearing what you have been working on!

The next German Club meeting will be Tuesday, March 26th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  See you there!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Girls JV and varsity track and field will host South Bend St. Joseph at 5:00 p.m. Good luck ladies!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

TODAY’S link for GTV: https://youtu.be/Km9tjIvEwhU

The football team hosted and competed in the 2nd Annual Northern Indiana Lifting Competition last Saturday.  Junior Zach Swallow finished 2nd overall in the competition and fellow junior Jose Rosales was 3rd.  Other notable RedHawk players that finished strong were junior Ethan Vallejo who finished 13th overall, and junior Alex Ubaldo with 14th place.  Junior Wesley VanHooser finished 2nd in his weight class, while junior Mason Schrock and sophomore Isaac Sawatzky finished 3rd in their respective weight classes.  Great job players!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are TODAY at 3:45 p.m. and in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is Friday, March 22nd.

There are still open spots for the BLOOD DRIVE on Friday, March 22nd. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

MYA invites you to come to the Talent Show Friday, March 22nd from 7-9:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Come and enjoy music, dancing, games, and food. We are giving away a door prize! Don’t wait! Presale tickets are available for $3 during all lunches. MYA te invita al Talent Show este viernes 22 de marzo de 7-9pm en el Auditorio. Ven y disfruta de musica, bailes, juegos y comida. Vamos a dar un regalo sorpresa! No esperes más! Compra tu boleto $3 durante el tiempo de almuerzo.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

TODAY                                       Grace College

Wednesday, April 10th                 ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Elkhart County Farm Bureau Inc. scholarship is available in the guidance office. You must live in a household that has been a Farm Bureau member for at least two years to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

Creative Writing Club will meet TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430. We will continue digging deeper into our theme of characterization. We look forward to hearing what you have been working on!

The next German Club meeting will be Tuesday, March 26th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  See you there!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

Freshman Olivia Koshmider was an RBI machine on Tuesday, driving in seven runs on two hits to lead girls varsity softball past SB Washington 19-2.  Olivia hit a three run home run in the third and a grand slam in the fourth.  Freshman Liz Ramirez got her first varsity win in the circle allowing zero runs and zero hits.  The RedHawks are 1-0.

Boys Varsity Track and Field 1st Place Finishers

Tomas Fuentes – 110 High Hurdles (16.56)

Tomas Fuentes  – 300 Intermediate Hurdles (43.96)

Daveyon Sandford – High Jump (6′-03.00″) Personal Best

Daveyon Sandford – Long Jump (20′-03.00″)

Angel Arreola – 3200 Run (10:28.39) Personal Best

 

Boys Varsity Track and Field 2nd Place Finishers

Felix Perez-Diener – 1600 Run (4:52.45)

Cole Johnston – 3200 Run (10:33.43) Personal Best

Zack Barker – High Jump (5′-10.00″)

Zack Barker – Long Jump (17′-07.00″)

 

Boys Varsity Track and Field 3rd Place Finishers

Ciro Aguilar – 100 Dash (12.38)

Ciro Aguilar – 200 Dash (24.74)

Daveyon Sandford – 400 Dash (53.89)

Drew Hogan – 800 Run (2:14.22)

Drew Hogan – 1600 Run (4:52.50)

Dakota Acord – Pole Vault (8′-00.00″)

Jordan Williams – Long Jump (17′-02.75″)

Zach Swallow – Shot Put (40′-03.00″)

The lady RedHawks track & field team had a hard fought battle with the lady Blazers of Elkhart Central, and came out victorious with a final score of 67-65. There were many personal bests posted by returners and newcomers on the team. Most notable were Brandi Smith (long jump and 200m), Sasha Ramos (shot put and discus), and Kassidy Bestul (1600m and 3200m) for receiving 1st place in two events during the meet. Mallory Wood (100m) and the 4x100m Relay (Alexia Chacon-Reina, Avah DeVoe, Mallory Wood, Kyiah Onyon) also got 1st place recognition. The season record is 1-0.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

**CANCELED**  Girls varsity softball will host South Bend Riley at 6:00 p.m. Go RedHawks!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are TODAY & TOMORROW at 3:45 p.m. and in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is Friday, March 22nd.

There are still open spots for the BLOOD DRIVE on Friday, March 22nd. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

GHS will host a Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Staff and students can donate $5 and wear jeans that day to help support our troops. More info to come after break!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

Creative Writing Club will meet this Thursday, March 21st during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430. We will continue digging deeper into our theme of characterization. We look forward to hearing what you have been working on!

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Boys and girls JV & varsity track and field will host Elkhart Central at 5:00 p.m.

Girls varsity softball will play at South Bend Washington HS at 5:30 p.m.

Good luck to all of you!

3-18-19 Joint Statement GCS/GPD

Today, school and police department officials became aware of a statement of concern written on a bathroom wall at GHS. The written statement indicated a threat toward Goshen High School, specifically for Wednesday. The incident is being investigated further, and as an extra precaution, it has been decided to have additional police presence at GHS for the remainder of the week. Authorities do not know if this is a credible threat, but in keeping with our tradition of transparency, we wanted to make the community aware of the situation and the ongoing investigation.
Rest assured, the school district and law enforcement officials always work together to ensure the safety of all students and staff, and we will continue to be diligent in our efforts to do so.
Thank you to the entire community for partnering with us for the safety and well-being of every Goshen resident.

Hoy, los oficiales de la escuela y del departamento de policía se dieron cuenta de un mensaje preocupante puesto en el baño de la preparatoria de Goshen. La nota indicaba una amenaza a la prepa de Goshen, específicamente para este miércoles. Esto está bajo investigación, pero como precaución adicional, se ha decidido tener la presencia de más policías en la escuela durante el resto de esta semana. Las autoridades no saben si ésta es una amenaza creíble, sin embargo, como siempre y de acuerdo con nuestra tradición de transparencia, quisiéramos informarle a la comunidad sobre esta situación y la investigación que continuará.
Esté seguro que los oficiales escolares y los oficiales de la ley siempre trabajamos juntos para garantizar la seguridad de todos los estudiantes y del personal, y seguiremos siendo diligentes en nuestro esfuerzo por hacerlo.
Gracias a toda la comunidad por unirse con nosotros por la seguridad y el bienestar de todos los residentes de Goshen.

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Congratulations to Austin Minnis who placed 2nd at state for public speaking at the Career Development Conference in Indy!

Congratulations to the Advanced Crimson Jazz Ensemble for a great performance at the ISSMA State Jazz Finals in Indianapolis Friday evening!  It is a great honor to be among the elite eight in Indiana!

Congratulations to the Varsity Winter Guard for an emotional performance at the Indiana High School Color Guard Associations State Finals this past weekend.  The ensemble placed 6th in the state!  We are proud of you!

Congratulations to the Crimson Percussion Ensemble for qualifying for the Indiana Percussion Associations State Finals this past weekend!  The group will perform March 30th in Indianapolis.  We are proud of all of you!

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place TONIGHT from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is Friday, March 22nd.

There are still open spots for the BLOOD DRIVE on Friday, March 22nd. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

***PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE THIS NEXT WEEK DUE TO SPRING BREAK*** Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

 

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

**POSTPONED** Girls JV softball plays at Mishawaka HS at 5:30 p.m. Good luck ladies!

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Good luck at state finals to jazz band tonight and to varsity winter guard tomorrow!

All spring student athletes currently in their first sport at GHS ever, are to report to the cafeteria TODAY after school for a Be the Best workshop.  Please arrive by 3:45 p.m. (after snacks) with something to write with.  Do NOT get changed for your practice first.

Reminder to all wrestlers – You need to be at the school by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday to set up for our tournament.

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

The deadline to sign up in Guidance for the Elkhart Area Career Center is Friday, March 22nd.

There are still open spots for the BLOOD DRIVE on Friday, March 22nd. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Dee Watson Nursing Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  You must be majoring in nursing to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Boys & girls varsity track and field will compete in the Trine HSR Qualifier at 5:00 p.m. Go RedHawks!

On Saturday:

(No events scheduled)

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The parent player meeting for softball, girls tennis, boys golf, and baseball is TONIGHT at 6:30 p.m. in Whiteman Gym.  All student athletes are expected to attend with a parent.

SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA?  GHS is offering an opportunity to get help filing your FAFSA from 6:00-8:00 p.m. TONIGHT in the cafeteria.  GHS is partnering with the INvestEd to offer this opportunity.  If you and your family plan to attend please stop in the Guidance Office to get a FAFSA Checklist so you know what to bring to complete the application.

All spring student athletes currently in their first sport at GHS ever, are to report to the cafeteria on Friday after school for a Be the Best workshop.  Please arrive by 3:45 p.m. (after snacks) with something to write with.  Do NOT get changed for your practice first.

Reminder to all wrestlers – You need to be at the school by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday to set up for our tournament. 

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

There are still open spots for the BLOOD DRIVE on Friday, March 22nd. Contact Mrs. Wohlford at cwohlford@staff.goshenschools.org or in room 3070 if you would like to donate. You must be 16 years old.

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

TODAY                                      ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Dee Watson Nursing Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  You must be majoring in nursing to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

Stay In Bounds Ambassadors will meet TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym to plan for next week’s visits on excellence.  All Ambassadors must be in attendance.  Notify Mr. Kissinger if you have a conflict you feel is not avoidable.

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

The spring parent/player meeting will be held in the main gym at 6:30 p.m.

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Here is the link to TODAY’S episode of GTV: https://youtu.be/A5cFLiBa0hY

The parent player meeting for softball, girls tennis, boys golf, and baseball is TOMORROW at 6:30 p.m. in Whiteman Gym.  All student athletes are expected to attend with a parent.

SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA?  GHS is offering an opportunity to get help filing your FAFSA from 6:00-8:00 p.m. TOMORROW in the cafeteria.  GHS is partnering with the INvestEd to offer this opportunity.  If you and your family plan to attend please stop in the Guidance Office to get a FAFSA Checklist so you know what to bring to complete the application.

All spring student athletes currently in their first sport at GHS ever, are to report to the cafeteria on Friday after school for a Be the Best workshop.  Please arrive by 3:45 p.m. (after snacks) with something to write with.  Do NOT get changed for your practice first.

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 20th in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Attention Juniors & Seniors: You are invited to a Multicultural Showcase on Friday, March 29th at IUSB from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested in the trip, please email Ms. Villalobos your name ASAP!

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

TODAY                                      Air Force

Thursday, March 14th                   ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Dee Watson Nursing Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  You must be majoring in nursing to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

Stay In Bounds Ambassadors will meet TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym to plan for next week’s visits on excellence.  All Ambassadors must be in attendance.  Notify Mr. Kissinger if you have a conflict you feel is not avoidable.

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

(No events scheduled)

Community Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

ELKHART COUNTY – Twenty-one students and their families will benefit from scholarships awarded Saturday, March 2, by the Community Foundation of Elkhart County and Lilly Endowment, Inc.

The 2019 Lilly Endowment Scholarship, Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship and INSPIRE Scholarship will all help students from public and private schools pursue goals and dreams at the college level.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS)

The LECS is the result of a statewide Lilly Endowment initiative to help Hoosier students reach higher levels of education. Indiana ranks among the lowest states in the percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a bachelor’s degree. The program, now in its 21st year, has awarded 85 LECS to students in Elkhart County, totaling more than $6.5 million dollars in scholarships. Statewide over 4,626 have been awarded, providing nearly $392 million dollars in scholarships across Indiana since the program began in 1998.

Working with the community foundation, Independent Colleges of Indiana, the statewide administrator of the LECS program, selects three Elkhart County, first-generation, college bound students each year.  Scholarship recipients will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship toward a baccalaureate degree at any accredited college or university in Indiana. Recipients this year are Lisa Hochstetler (Northridge), Claire Mumaw (Fairfield), Alexa Porter (Concord).

Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship

As a complement to the LECS program, the Community Foundation is honored to carry on the legacy of Guy David Gundlach by awarding six Elkhart County, first-generation, college bound students a four-year, $5,000/year scholarship toward a bachelor’s degree. This memorial scholarship is only one of the many positive initiatives established due to Mr. Gundlach’s gift in 2011. Since the inception of the scholarship, 37 Elkhart County students have received this $20,000 award. Over the first decade, more than 60 students in our community will be presented the Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship.

Recipients include:  Danyelle Adams (Jimtown), Margot Cruz-Portillo (Elkhart Memorial), Melissa Daniels (Goshen), Claire Hershberger (Clinton Christian), Jaycee Rossi (Elkhart Central), Otto Schlatter (NorthWood).

INSPIRE Scholarship

The INSPIRE Scholarship is the Community Foundation’s newest scholarship, beginning in 2017, and awards hard-working, community-minded students the opportunity to receive $3,000 per year. Multiple 2- or 4-year scholarships are being awarded each year. To be eligible to renew their scholarship, each of the recipients must complete a minimum of 30 hours of volunteer time per year in Elkhart County. This year’s 2-year recipients are Shenais Colton Flores (Concord), Cory Green (Jimtown), Kristin Miller (Fairfield), Artemio Orozco (Goshen), David Varela (Goshen), Alana Walls (Elkhart Central).  This year’s 4-year recipients are Caaden Beck (Jimtown), Michael Cox (Elkhart Christian), Christina Hickman (Northridge), Victoria Gamez (Elkhart Central), Kassandra Miller (Bethany Christian), Spencer Shuff (Concord).

For the third year, the Community Foundation of Elkhart County awarded challenge coins to scholarship recipients. The coins, engraved with the name of the scholar and the year of presentation, are intended to be a lifelong reminder to the recipients of their award. “

At Saturday’s brunch at Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, Rob Cripe, a member of the Community Foundation’s board of directors and the career pathways committee, thanked the adults who helped the students reach toward their goals and urged the students to look ahead. The scholarships are a gift from the community to students who have worked hard and excelled. “We challenge each of you to live up to our collective expectations for continued academic excellence,” he said, adding that he hopes the students will “pay it forward” when their studies are complete.

Keynote speaker Dakota Foster, a 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient as a NorthWood High School senior, told how the love and compassion surrounding her in Elkhart County helped her navigate a broken home and troubled youth. “No matter what stage of life you find yourself in, there is no way you got to where you are today without the compassion and help of others,” said Foster, who is now an English teacher in South Bend Community Schools. “I am blessed to have walked through some serious darkness and into some serious kindness– those experiences have equipped me to become the daughter and the teacher I am today.” She urged students, as well as their parents, counselors and administrators, to share in each others’ joys and sadnesses. “May we be those people who can take the inevitable sadnesses of life and draw out the blessings. May we take these blessings and share them with those around us,” she said.

About Community Foundation of Elkhart County

Community Foundation of Elkhart County improves the quality of life in Elkhart County by inspiring generosity.  Since inception in 1989, over 100 scholarship funds have been established at the Community Foundation. Approximately $17.5 million in scholarships have been awarded, including $2.3 million in 2018.  The Community Foundation strives to be a local entity known for inspiring good and impacting success, specifically in educational attainment. For more information regarding the Community Foundation, visit www.InspiringGood.org or call (574) 295-8761.

The Community Foundation annually honors high school students in Elkhart County who have received either the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship and INSPIRE Scholarship. In all, 21 outstanding students were recognized at a scholarship brunch on Saturday, March 2, at the Essenhaus Inn & Conference Center, Middlebury.

Pictured from front to back:

Row 1; Alexa Porter, Michael Cox, David Varela, Otto Schlatter Row 2; Cory Green, Caaden Beck Row 3; Kristin Miller, Spencer Shuff, Shenais Colton-Flores Row 4; Lisa Hochstetler, Christina Hickman, Danyelle Adams Row 5; Melissa Daniels, Victoria Gamez, Margot Cruz-Portillo Row 6; Alana Walls, Claire Mumaw, Claire Hershberger

 

Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age

Have you talked with your children about using technology in a responsible and healthy way? Start or continue the conversation with this special Goshen Community Schools presentation!  6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 The auditorium at Goshen Middle School, Admission is free! Child care is provided!

Are you worried that your child is too attached to their smartphone, computer, or video game console? Do you wonder about the effects of screen time at home, at school, and elsewhere on young lives and young brains? You are not alone! “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” is a documentary film by physician Delaney Ruston. In the film, she explores how screen time affects childhood development by speaking to her own children as well as other families and experts around the world. She also offers solutions for adults to empower children and teens to build a healthy, positive relationship to technology.
A panel discussion will follow the showing of the film. Registration is preferred but not required. Register online now: http://bit.ly/ScreenagersGoshenMiddle

Let Triple P help you survive screens this summer!

Triple P — Positive Parenting Program — in Elkhart County has effective strategies all parents can use to help children have healthy relationships with screens and technology. There will be two presentations: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24: Triple P Workshop on setting screen guidelines for teenage children (in English or Spanish) Register online here: http://bit.ly/ScreenPreteenGoshen 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1: Triple P Workshop on setting screen guidelines for pre-teen and young children (in English or Spanish) Register online here: http://bit.ly/ScreenPreteenGoshen Both programs will be at the Goshen Middle School cafeteria. Child care will be provided. Registration is preferred but not required. Questions? Call Triple P at 574-226-0160.

 

¿Ha hablado con sus hijos sobre el uso de la tecnología de manera responsable y segura? ¡Comience o continúe esta conversación con esta presentación especial de la Corporación Escolar de Goshen! El miércoles, 17 de abril, de las 6:30 a 8:30 p.m., en la biblioteca de Goshen Middle School. ¡La admisión a esta película es gratuita! ¡Se proporcionará servicio de cuidado de niños

¿Le preocupa que su hijo esté demasiado apegado a su teléfono inteligente, a su computadora o consola de videojuegos? ¿Se pregunta sobre los efectos del tiempo frente a la pantalla en el hogar, en la escuela y en otros lugares en las vidas y en los cerebros de los jóvenes?¡No está solo! “Screenagers: Creciendo en la era digital” es un documental de la doctora Delaney Ruston. En la película, ella explora cómo el tiempo frente a la pantalla afecta el desarrollo de la infancia hablándoles tanto a sus propios hijos, como a otras familias y expertos. También les ofrece soluciones a los adultos con el fin de capacitar a niños y adolescentes para construir una relación sana y positiva con la tecnología. La película será en inglés, pero tendrá subtítulos en español. Después de la película, tendremos una corta sesión en español, para contestar preguntas. Se recomienda que se registren, pero no es obligatorio. Regístrese en línea ahora: http://bit.ly/ScreenagersGoshenMiddle

¡Deje que Triple P le ayude a sobrevivir a las pantallas este verano!

El programa de crianza positiva (Triple P) del Condado Elkhart, tiene estrategias efectivas que todos los padres de familia pueden usar para ayudar a los niños a relacionarse de manera positiva con las pantallas y con la tecnología. Habrá dos presentaciones:
Miércoles 24 de abril, de 6:30 a 8 p.m.: Taller de crianza positiva sobre cómo establecer pautas respecto a las pantallas para adolescentes (en inglés o español) Regístrese en línea aquí: http://bit.ly/PantallaAdolescentesGoshen Miércoles, 1º de mayo, de 6:30 a 8 p.m.: Taller de crianza positiva sobre cómo establecer las pautas respecto a las pantallas para preadolescentes y niños pequeños (en inglés o español) Regístrese en línea aquí: http://bit.ly/PantallaHijosGoshen.  Ambos programas se llevarán a cabo en la biblioteca de Goshen Middle School. Se proporcionará servicio de cuidado de niños. Se recomienda que se registre, pero no es obligatorio. ¿Preguntas? Llame a Triple P al 574-226-0160.

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The Winter Sports Recognition Program is TONIGHT in the main gym at 7:00 p.m.  All winter student athletes are expected to attend and to bring your parents.  Thanks for all your hard work.  Come and celebrate with us!

SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA?  GHS is offering an opportunity to get help filing your FAFSA on Thursday, March 14th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.  GHS is partnering with the INvestEd to offer this opportunity.  If you and your family plan to attend please stop in the Guidance Office to get a FAFSA Checklist so you know what to bring to complete the application.

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

Anyone interested in auditioning for the student-directed One Acts should leave their information on one of the sign-up sheets on the auditorium door in the music hall or outside of room 3210. If you have questions, please email ppobocik@staff.goshenschools.org. Auditions are at 3:45 on Tuesday 3/19 and Wednesday 3/20 in the auditorium. No prior acting experience is necessary!

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 13th               Air Force

Thursday, March 14th                   ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Dee Watson Nursing Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  You must be majoring in nursing to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

There will be a call out meeting TODAY for any girl interested in volleyball during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym. Please contact Coach Howard if you have any questions.

There is a call out meeting TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman gym for any boys who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

There is a call out meeting TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2460 for any girls who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

Stay In Bounds Ambassadors will meet this Thursday during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym to plan for next week’s visits on excellence.  All Ambassadors must be in attendance.  Notify Mr. Kissinger if you have a conflict you feel is not avoidable.

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

Winter Awards/Sports Recognition will be held in the main gym at 7:00 p.m.

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The JV winter guard finished their season with a gold rating at the IHSCGA divisionals. The group had a gold rating at every contest they entered this season.

The varsity winter guard earned a spot in the IHSCGA state finals at their semifinals in Indianapolis this past Saturday.  We wish them the best of luck this next weekend!

The winter percussion ensemble placed 2nd at the WGI Percussions Regional this past weekend in Indianapolis.

Congratulations to Allan Garratt for a great performance and earning 1st chair at the Indiana All State Band this past weekend!  We are proud of you!

Best of luck to the advanced jazz band on their state finals performance this Friday night!

Marine biology students are reminded that the first seminar is TODAY from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the media center.  All students going on the trip must attend.

The official start of baseball, girls tennis, and boys golf is TODAY.  All students that are interested in trying out for these teams MUST have all their paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic office in order to practice.  Check with Mrs. Schrock in athletics to see what paperwork is needed.

Attention Seniors: Ivy Tech Community College will have an onsite admissions day TOMORROW from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To apply please go to https://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/index.html. Please make sure to apply before the date mentioned above. If you have been accepted and have questions this would also be a great opportunity to take advantage of. If you have any questions, please email cvillalobos@goshenschools.org.

The Winter Sports Recognition Program is TOMORROW in the main gym at 7:00 p.m.  All winter student athletes are expected to attend and to bring your parents.  Thanks for all your hard work.  Come and celebrate with us!

SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA?  GHS is offering an opportunity to get help filing your FAFSA on Thursday, March 14th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.  GHS is partnering with the INvestEd to offer this opportunity.  If you and your family plan to attend please stop in the Guidance Office to get a FAFSA Checklist so you know what to bring to complete the application.

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 13th               Air Force

Thursday, March 14th                   ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

The Dee Watson Nursing Scholarship application is available in the guidance office.  You must be majoring in nursing to apply.

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

There will be a call out meeting TOMORROW for any girl interested in volleyball during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym. Please contact Coach Howard if you have any questions.

There is a call out meeting TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman gym for any boys who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

There is a call out meeting TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2460 for any girls who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

Stay In Bounds Ambassadors will meet this Thursday during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym to plan for next week’s visits on excellence.  All Ambassadors must be in attendance.  Notify Mr. Kissinger if you have a conflict you feel is not avoidable.

 

SPORTS SCORES:

The girls track and field squad finished 16th out of 22 teams on Saturday at Purdue Fort Wayne. All the relays dropped times and improved from the week before – a grand total of one minute in dropped time! Mallory Wood placed 3rd in pole vault with a height of 7’0, and both Sasha Ramos (shot put: 32′ 4.25″) and Brandi Smith (long jump: 15′ 4.25″) placed 10th in their events.

Boys varsity track and field medalists and scoring placers:

Tomas Fuentes – 60 High Hurdles – 2nd Place – 8.72

Felix Perez-Diener – 300 Run – 3rd Place – 10:04.48

Demetrius Gulewicz, Marlon Garcia, Tomas Fuentes, Daveyon Sandford – 4×400 Relay – 3rd Place – 3:38.15

Zack Barker – High Jump – 5th Place – 5′-10.00″

Zach Swallow – Shot Put – 5th Place – 43′-04.00″

Felix Perez-Diener, Bryant Grewe, Cole Johnston, Angel Arreola – Distance Medley Relay – 5th Place – 11:41.83

Marlon Garcia, Demetrius Gulewicz, Adrian Mora, Cole Johnston – 4×800 Relay – 7th Place – 9:05.07

Angel Arreola – 3200 Run – 8th Place – 10:31.88

Austin Nettrauer, Alijhia Rainey, Efren Ortega, Jordan Williams – 4×200 Relay – 8th Place – 1:42.98

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

(No events scheduled)

United for Success/UNIDOS PARA TRIUNFAR

UNITED FOR SUCCESS

5TH PARENT CONFERENCE

ACTIVE BODY ACTIVE MIND

Discover how game, play and movement support your child’s learning. Brain research provides a definitive connection between effective learning and play. Learn how parents can help their children with practical and simple games for all ages.

MARCH 18th, 2019  from 6:00PM-8:00PM at GOSHEN HIGH SCHOOL in the CAFETERIA. For more information call the EL Parent Liaison of your school.

Free event. Snacks. A prize for each family. Games, crafts, and community resources information. Join us!!

5ta conferencia para padres

Unidos para Triunfar

MENTE ACTIVA, CUERPO ACTIVO

Descubra como el juego y el movimiento ayudan a su hijo a aprender mejor. Investigaciones del cerebro proveen una conexión definitiva entre el aprendizaje efectivo y el juego. Aprendan como pueden ayudar a sus hijos con juegos prácticos y sencillos para todas las edades.

18 DE MARZO DE 2019,  6:00PM-8:00PM, CAFETERÍA DE GOSHEN HIGH SCHOOL. Llame a la asesora familiar de su escuela para más información.

Es un evento gratuito. Premios para todas las familias. Alimentos ligeros. Mesas informativas. No se lo pierda!

 

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Here is TODAY’S link for GTV: https://youtu.be/cWydju55F_g

Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college.  Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date.  Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.

Marine biology students are reminded that the first seminar is Monday, March 11th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the media center.  All students going on the trip must attend.

The official start of softball, baseball, girls tennis, and boys golf will start on Monday, March 11th.  All students that are interested in trying out for these teams MUST have all their paperwork completed and turned in to the athletic office in order to practice.  Check with Mrs. Schrock in athletics to see what paperwork is needed.

Attention Seniors: Ivy Tech Community College will have an onsite admissions day on Tuesday, March 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To apply please go to https://www.ivytech.edu/apply-now/index.html. Please make sure to apply before the date mentioned above. If you have been accepted and have questions this would also be a great opportunity to take advantage of. If you have any questions, please email cvillalobos@goshenschools.org.

The Winter Sports Recognition Program is on Tuesday, March 12th in the main gym at 7:00 p.m.  All winter student athletes are expected to attend and to bring your parents.  Thanks for all your hard work.  Come and celebrate with us!

SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA?  GHS is offering an opportunity to get help filing your FAFSA on Thursday, March 14th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.  GHS is partnering with the INvestEd to offer this opportunity.  If you and your family plan to attend please stop in the Guidance Office to get a FAFSA Checklist so you know what to bring to complete the application.

United For Success is a bilingual parent event in which parents are going to learn practical and simple games that support their student’s learning. The event is going to take place on Monday, March 18th from 6-8:00 p.m. in the Goshen High School cafeteria. Snacks, games, and community resources will be available for all. This is a free event. Join us and take home your prize! Conferencia para padres, Unidos para triunfar es una oportunidad para los padres de familia de poder aprender juegos prácticos y sencillos que apoyen el aprendizaje de sus hijos. El evento se llevara a cabo el lunes, 18 de marzo de 6-8pm en la cafetería de Goshen High School. Tendremos refrigerios, juegos e información de recursos en la comunidad disponibles para todos. Este es un evento gratuito. Acompáñenos!!!

You could win a Starbucks gift card just for doing the word search puzzle at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch. Stop by the kiosk to pick up your word search and make sure you return it just in time for Spring Break by Friday, March 22nd. Get all the details from Martha and Tricia at the RedHawks Branch. The winner will be announced on March 25th.

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

Wednesday, March 13th               Air Force

Thursday, March 14th                   ACES Exchange Student Program

Wednesday, March 20th               Grace College

Wednesday, April 17th                 Tobacco Control of Elkhart County

It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive.  The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need.  We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from.  If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley.  You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.

It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45!  They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.

REMINDER: Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

There will be a call out meeting on Tuesday, March 12th for any girl interested in volleyball during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym. Please contact Coach Howard if you have any questions.

There is a call out meeting on Tuesday, March 12th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman gym for any boys who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

There is a call out meeting on Tuesday, March 12th during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2460 for any girls who are interested in playing soccer next year.  This includes any freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who were on the team from last season.

 

SPORTS SCORES:

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

(No events scheduled)

On Saturday:

Boys & girls varsity track and field will compete in the Bulldog Invite at 10:00 a.m.

Go RedHawks!

GMS/GHS Students Serve as Pages for Senator Doriot

Story contributed by Lisa Narayan:

In February, Joseph Narayan, a junior at GHS, and Maya Narayan, an 8th grade student at GMS, both served as Senate Pages for Senator Doriot. This is Joseph’s third year serving as a Page. In previous years he served as a Page for the House of Representatives. This is Maya’s second year serving as a Page. During the day, Pages assist the Senator with their daily duties, listen in on the day’s hearings, and participate in a mock procedure on how a bill becomes a law.

I am glad that students really do care and want to be involved in their communities, both at the local and State levels.

Thank you for letting us know about Joseph’s and Maya’s experiences. GCS appreciates their desire to be involved in civic activities!